Topic: Chris Carmichael

Weekend Reading: Best of 2012

Since this is the final weekend of the year, it’s a fitting time to reflect on the highlights of the last 12 months. I recommend that all athletes spend some time making a list of the top rides, workouts, and experiences of the past year. Sometimes we move forward so quickly that we forget to…

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Health-Conscious Travel Means a Happy Vacation

By Chris Carmichael As a coach, one of the most stressful parts of a major competition is keeping the athletes healthy on the way to the venue. Ironically, when athletes push themselves to the point where they’re in peak competitive fitness, they’re also teetering on the edge of coming down with an illness. It doesn’t…

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Weekend Reading: Your Thanksgiving Challenge!

This week I struggled to find the motivation to get out and ride. The weather wasn’t bad; actually it was pretty good for November in Colorado. But even with the sun out and temps in the 40s, I just didn’t feel like going out. Even though I’m typically the one doing the motivating around here,…

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